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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
. ♪ that's my world. well, if itmr. margin?margin. don't be modest, bob. you found a better way to pack a bowling ball. that was ups. and who called ups? you did, bob. i just asked a question. it takes a long time to pack a bowling ball. the last guy pitched more ball packers. but you... you consulted ups. you found a better way. that's logistics. that's margin. find out what else ups knows. i'll do that. you're on a roll. that's funny. i wasn't being funny, bob. i know. >>> anything. this is a song by a group called the neighbor. if you're a fan of the neighborhood, you're a hoodlum. >> i like it. thank you for getting me up to speed. >> yeah, i'm going to get you up to speed on that. it's pretty new. >>> pcs, the "wall street journal" reports that deutsche telecom and metro pcs have approved a move to with the t-mobile unit. two sides acknowledged yesterday. any part of that? >> i believe it is. and if it isn't, it will be. >> okay. there you go. there you go. you don't often just copy what the "wall street journal" says, do you? >> never, never. but i believe the "wall street journal
CNBC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
smart. ♪ >>> joining us, bob brown, fidelity investment bond group. did you see the journal piece, investors jump off the junk pile, totally overheated. is that your view? >> the junk market has had a tremendous run this year. up over north of 12%. at the end of the day, i think investors are still looking for some level of income appreciation and the junk market is doing that. high yield companies have never been in better shape from a balance sheet perspective. and cash flows that they're providing. p so we continue to see the massive capital gains that we've seen or the run up in price appreciation that we've seen this year. probably not, but i think it's still a diversification. >> what kind of current yield can you get on an average junk bond? what's average, bb or something? >> bb. you're going to -- right now investor grade index spread is at approximately 140 basis points. rallied from 241 basis points. >> so what could i get? what percent and then maybe hope for maybe a little capital appreciation, but hopefully no capital loss. what kind of yield can i get? >> high quali
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
with the lead director and ken chernault and bob mcdonald and laid out our concerns. bob is focused on succeeding and keeping his job, it's a good dynamic. the board wants to give him a little bit more time and see if he can make some progress and if not, this is one of the best boards in america. >> what is the real problem? it's something built up over the years. >> part of the problem is there's not a culture of efficiency, let's put it that way at procter & gamble. it is a fat and bloated company. competitors are nimble, have better cost structures, allows them to reinvest in growth the company has not been able to. you look at unilever, making the company much more efficient. >> the '90s with dirk jagger, mick jagger, whatever, and lastly procter & gamble, you were talking about the last couple of years, p&g was turned around, sounds like we're back to the future. >> there was a problem and the board stepped in and they found someone internally, someone who has been one of the great ceos of procter & gamble. >> what is your next move if nothing happens at p&g? what cards do you
CNBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
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